Teaching Contractions to ESL Students - Quiz & Worksheet


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Asking our ESL students about contractions or signs from their language that English does not have is useful for all of the following reasons EXCEPT _____.

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1. Which is NOT the correct approach when teaching contractions to ESL students?

2. You are teaching the present progressive tense to your ESL students. Which is the right approach when it comes to contractions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll need to correctly answer questions on teaching contractions to ELL students to pass this short quiz. Find out whether you know why it's helpful to ask ESL students about contractions in their native language and the right way to approach this type of instruction, among other topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll need to know about these key points:

  • How to teach about contractions while teaching the present progressive tense
  • What not to do when teaching about slang contractions
  • Ways of reinforcing knowledge of contractions

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on teaching contractions to ELL students
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about effective ways of teaching ESL students about contractions, such as how to approach slang
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding helpful ways of reinforcing the knowledge of contractions for your students

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Teaching Contractions to ESL Students will cover the following study topics:

  • A good way of introducing contractions to ESL students
  • Explaining to students why contractions are useful
  • Basic contractions and teaching those to students
  • Teaching students about contractions based on their progress
  • The difference between formal contractions and slang
  • A sample contractions project for ESL students
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